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SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLONE ANNOUNCES NEARLY 600 HOMEOWNERS HAVE REGISTERED FOR FIRST-IN-THE-STATE SEPTIC IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

Milestone Coincides with Beginning of National SepticSmart Week 2017
 
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today kicked off SepticSmart Week 2017 by highlighting that Suffolk County has already received nearly 600 registrations by homeowners interested in the Septic Improvement Program.  This first of its kind program provides financial incentives to help homeowners replace their outdated septic systems or cesspools […]

Immunizations available for adults; no cost with most insurance plans
 
To help customers stay healthy this flu season, vaccinations are now available at all Stop & Shop in-store pharmacies. Flu vaccinations are administered by Stop & Shop’s in-store pharmacists, with no appointment needed.
“We’re glad to make it even easier for our customers to protect themselves this […]

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(Sixteen Additional Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus)
 
 
The New York State Department of Health informed Suffolk County health officials today that a mosquito sample tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, also referred to as Triple E.  The sample, Culiseta melanura, was collected on August 16 in the Manorville area.
 
The presence […]

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The Melville Fire Department was requested to assist the East Farmingdale Fire Department with a Hazardous Materials incident on Smith Street, Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 6:35 p.m. East Farmingdale firefighters were out battling a working house fire on Walnut Avenue East during the incident. Melville firefighters arrived to find that a vehicle had run over a five-gallon […]

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The Open Meetings or “Sunshine” laws of New York State and Suffolk County give the public the right to attend meetings of public bodies, listen to the debates and watch the decision-making process in action. The laws also require that notice of the time and place of all meetings be given prior to every meeting.
Following […]

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This month, as we prepare for school, college and the colder months ahead, remember to check your records to be sure your immunizations are up to date. It is our shared responsibility to protect ourselves, our families and the community from serious life threatening diseases.
“Immunization — perhaps the most significant public health achievement of the […]

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Lake Ronkonkoma Remains Closed to Bathing
 
Fleets Cove Beach in Huntington Bay is closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria in excess of acceptable criteria.
 
According to Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. James Tomarken, bathing in bacteria-contaminated water can result in gastrointestinal illness, as well as infections of the eyes, ears, nose, and […]

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With the “Back-to-School” rush right around the corner, Stop & Shop is offering fresh, easy and healthy solutions to busy customers and their families. Whether it’s a nutritional breakfast, healthy snack or an energy-packed lunch, Stop & Shop is focused on bringing customers ways to save time, save money and eat well.
 Start the school day […]

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CURE URGENT CARE SUMMER HEALTH FAIR
Saturday August 26, 2017 – 2PM – 4PM
 
Come join CURE Urgent Care at its First Annual Summer Health Fair.  CURE is partnering with Healthfirst insurance for this fun filled family event. The fair will take place on Saturday Aug 26th from 2-4PM located at Cure’s Huntington location; 241 E. Main […]

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On August 15, 2017, Councilman Eugene Cook and the Huntington Town Board presented a proclamation to Emma Brussels for her courageous and creative approach to use her artistic talents to start a Facebook page, Emma’s Journey, to raise the money for a diabetic service dog of her own.  This presentation was especially dear to Councilman […]

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